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DateJan 25, 2023
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicDisbetes insulin.
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Question:

Does have tlo dump vetsulin after42 days or good till expires on bottle if refrigerated

Answer:

Hey! Unfortunately you need to get a new bottle every 42 days. Please call your local veterinarian to pick up a new bottle! I hope this helped! Dr. Lindsay Butzer

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DateJan 3, 2023
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicDog diabetic
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Do you have any treats for diabetic dogs?

Answer:

Hey! I found this website for you that has many diabetic dog treat options and what to look for! I hope this helps! Dr. Lindsay Butzer LINK HERE: https://www.rover.com/blog/reviews/diabetic-dog-treats/

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DateDec 8, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicFinancial
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Looking for an affiliation other than Care credit to pay for Diamonds Vetsulin.

Answer:

There are many pet insurance companies I cannot recommend one in particular! I think calling your vets office and seeing what their managers think would be best.

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DateNov 22, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicObsessive water drinking
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My boxer will not stop drinking water

Answer:

You chose the category diabetes for your question and that is certainly a possibility, but so are many other things (kidney problems, Cushings diseases, etc.) so see your veterinarian for some quick bloodwork to see what is going on and what treatment might be best.

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DateNov 22, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicTest Topic
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DateOct 26, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicMilk Thistle
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Question:

We've been giving our age 13 1/2, 24 lb dog Pickles liquid Milk Thistle for bout 3 weeks now & are now seeing some improvement. He seems to be doing better. His liver belly swelling is down, his diabetes somewhat better more stable, he's now more active, alert. But we been guessing on dose and what kind brand for dogs to get for him. His Vet Dr won't tell us and doesn't sell it. I bought small bottle liquid has dropper from Walmart been giving him but don't know if it's for dogs or humans. Been giving him drop mixed in bit of water twice a day in his food. When took him to Vet Dr for his 3 year Rabies year half ago he had a sudden stroke with total blindness confusion etc, sudden diabetes he's been on insulin shots twice daily, very high liver enzymes & swollen liver possible Cushings. What Milk Thistle should we be giving him and what dose for sure? Do you sell the Milk Thistle? ty Dr

Answer:

Yes, we sell Denamarin - here is a link with the dosage: (https://www.1800petmeds.com/denamarin+tablets+-prod11008.html) which contains Silybin whish is the ingredient in milk thistle that helps with liver issues.

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DateOct 13, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicVetsulin refill
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I just opened the last bottle of Vetsulin. Please contact the vet again as you first tried on a Sunday. Office was closed. This needs to be done ASAP.

Answer:

This is the Ask the Vet sections for medical questions. Contact customer service about that. Here is their contact information: Toll Free Number (Call or Text) 1-800-PetMeds® (1-800-738-6337) Email Address customerservice@1800petmeds.com

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DateOct 6, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicFood to feed
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What is the best to feed a dog with diebetes, thanks?

Answer:

I like Purina DM.

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DateSep 23, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeCat
TopicTreatments
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Any new treatments for cat diabetes there has been for humans?

Answer:

Not really - the veterinary diets (Purina DM in particular) and injectable insulin seem to work best for most cats.

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DateSep 15, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicDiabetes
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How to tell if your dog has diabetes

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Your veterinarian will be able to immediately tell with either a quick urinalysis and/or bloodwork. Increased urination and drinking and weight loss are the most common clinical signs but can also mimic other diseases (kidney, etc.) so testing is essential for a diagnosis.

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DateAug 3, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicInsulin
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Question:

My dog was recently diagnosed with diabetes and fights me daily for insulin injections and runs away like a cat would. Is there any type of insulin injection that’s once or twice a week as opposed to every day? It’s causing us both a lot of stress

Answer:

No, there isn't, unfortunately. All cases are different, so work with your veterinarian to find potential solutions: smaller needle, behavior training with positive reinforcement, etc.

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DateJul 18, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicMixing insulin with Simparica Trio
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Is it safe to give my diabetic dog, who is on insulin, Simparica Trio?

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Probably. but it really depends on his past bloodwork and how well regulted he is, etc. so your veterinarian is definitely the best one to ask about that.

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DateJul 11, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
Topicdiabetes treatment
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do you recommend oral meds for dogs with diabetes

Answer:

No - they really don't work very well for them - almost all diabetics will need injectable insulin.

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DateJun 17, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeCat
TopicMedicine
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Can I order Vetsulin online without a prescription which my Vet will not provide

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No, sorry - a veterinarian that has met your pet face-to-face must approve any prescription medications.

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DateJun 17, 2022
CategoryDiabetes
Pet TypeDog
TopicHealth
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My dog has just been diagnosed with diabetes (blood sugar is 545) along with a heart murmur and elevated liver enzymes..can you give me a rough idea the cost of this? How often will blood tests have to be done? Can we change his diet to control his diabetes and not do insulin shots?

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Costs vary so wildly from vet to vet, that is really something that you will need to discuss with the veterinarian that treats him. Then how often blood tests need to be done depends entirely on how well (or not well) he is responding to therapy. Changing his diet always helps and is necessary (because the diet he ate before allowed him to become diabetic), but unfortunately, with dogs (unlike cats or type 2 people), a diet change alone is rarely curative.

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